Custom Report is a plugin for both 32 and 64bit versions of NextFEM Designer able to insert in a DocX document file (typically made in Microsoft Word(R)) images, text and tables about model and results. By now, General Design module license is required to use this plugin.

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Let’s see which commands are available inside this plugin:

  1. tab 1 allows to see graphically how viewport is screen-shot inside the report. Please position your model in the best way possible. To insert a screenshot of the model as it, use keyword #image.asis# in the Word document;
  2. tab 2 contains commands to load your .docx template and for writing report:
  3. tab 3 contains options: you can specify the font for tables and its size. Keywords to be included in the docx template are listed. See in the following their explanation.

The docx template is a simple document containing keywords, that will be replaced with the requested contents. The available keywords are:

Keyword Description
##text.name## Name of the current model file
##text.nodesnumber## Number of nodes
##text.elementsnumber## Number of elements
##text.length## Length unit
##text.force## Force unit
##text.beamdiagram(ID,loadcase,time,type,station)## Beam diagram value for current element ID, loadcase, time, type is 1=N, 2=Vy, 3=Vz, 4=Mt, 5=My, 6=Mz; station can be 1=I, 2, 3, 4 or 5=J
   
##table.nodes## Node tables with coordinates
##table.elements## Element tables with connectivity
##table.checking(loadcase,time)## Checking results table for current loadcase and time
##table.materials## Table of materials with main properties
##table.sections## Table of sections with main properties
   
##image.asis## Image as displayed in viewport
##image.extruded## Image of extruded model
##image.nodesnumber## Image of the model with nodes numbers
##image.elementsnumber## Image of the model with elements numbers
##image.beamdiagram(loadcase,time,type)## Image of beam diagrams for the current loadcase, time and type ( 1=N, 2=Vy, 3=Vz, 4=Mt, 5=My, 6=Mz)

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